[git pull] drm fixes for v4.15-rc3

Philippe Ombredanne pombredanne at nexb.com
Fri Dec 8 23:34:53 UTC 2017


On Fri, Dec 8, 2017 at 10:16 PM, Linus Torvalds
<torvalds at linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 5:20 PM, Dave Airlie <airlied at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This pull is a bit larger than I'd like but a large bunch of it is
>> license fixes, AMD wanted to fix the licenses for a bunch of files
>> that were missing them,
> Oh Christ, couldn't they have just added the one-liner SPDX tags
> rather than doing that crazy "new 22 line boiler plate garbage to
> fifteen random Makefiles"?
> I pulled it, but let's try to reign in the crazy "lets add filler
> lines" behavior, ok?
> Alex, can you talk to the AMD lawyers and ask them about just putting
> the SPDX line instead?
>                 Linus

You made my day! I shall add that every time someone sends a patch
with long legalese boilerplate instead of a shorter SDPX tag, there is
a kitten that dies somewhere.
Philippe Ombredanne, your friendly kernel licensing decraper

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